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Attention K-Mart Shoppers: The Mercedes-Benz R230 SL55 AMG is a Bargain Supercar

Net-net is a value investing technique developed by Benjamin Graham in which a company is valued based solely on its net current assets. The net-net investing method focuses on current assets, taking cash and cash equivalents at full value, then reducing accounts receivable for doubtful accounts, and reducing inventories to liquidation values. Total liabilities are deducted from the adjusted current assets to get the company’s net-net value. […]

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Bruce Springsteen: Born to Ride. Born to Drive. Born to Run*****

“Bruce Springsteen did something different with the once tried-and-true car-song genre. These weren’t your typical paeans to Detroit’s legendary chromeboats. No, dangerous things happen in Springsteen’s cars — things that, in the blink of an eye, can change a life forever.  These weren’t your average tales of escape, either. No, that common trope was typically turned […]

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The Grand Tour *****

“The guys are back, doing what they do best—the chemistry between Jeremy, Richard and James is what makes The Grand Tour so entertaining,” Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s CEO. Before sitting down for Thanksgiving dinner I fired up my iPad and watched the inaugural episode of The Grand Tour. Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are […]

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1990 Mazda Miata: Pure, Simple, and Fun

1990 Mazda Miata This week I logged some wonderful miles behind the wheel of my 1990 Mazda Miata. This car occupies a special place in modern automotive history because back in 1990 it revolutionized the once dormant sports car market. The first-generation Miata was introduced in the fall of 1989. It was my sophomore year of college and I recall […]

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Pagani Huayra: Sports Car Market Cover Story

I really enjoy writing articles for Sports Car Market magazine. Archives of my prior articles can be found here. Last month, SCM’s editor Chester Allen asked me to write about the recent sale of a rare Pagani Huayra. This ultra-exclusive car was sold in March by RM Auctions for over $2 million at the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. The […]

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Behind the Wheel with Gotham Dream Cars

On Tuesday I spent the better part of the day test driving six exotic dream cars. I was invited by my business partner’s friend Eric Kahn of Bryan Cave LLP. Scheduled on my office calendar as a “business networking opportunity,” this was the boondoggle of a lifetime! I was instructed to report to Gotham Dream Cars in Englewood Cliffs […]

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